Gasket information and the tests used to generate it can help users make the best possible equipment selections.
Modern labyrinth bearing protection seals can protect precision elements from contamination.
These pumps prevent equipment from corroding, provide lower costs and increase efficiency.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 21.5 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 4.5 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index also decreased 22.4...
Compression packings have suffered from a reputation of being an old-fashioned technology unsuited to modern industrial processes. In the case of rotating equipment, they are largely superseded by...
This equipment exploits the elasticity of synthetic rubber and ensures stable bearing behavior.
A thermoplastic composition in abrasive applications helped bearings meet end user specifications.
Users should consider these important factors when choosing the best equipment for their applications.
Q. What dynamic analysis considerations are recommended for the petroleum market? A. End users should evaluate their need for dynamic analysis by considering the level of proven field experience...
Two sets of seals, in service for 11 and 15 years, still meet baseline standards.
A software solution alerted two end users of problems with their reciprocating compressors, saving time and money.
These pumps offer efficiency and reliability in complex industrial operations.
Users should consider system changes to comply with the new EISA standard.
Offline and online testing can improve reliability and reduce downtime.
Because cavitation is unavoidable in pump operations, understanding how to reduce it using NPSH calculations is necessary to maintain pump functionality and health.
This series discusses the control elements of a piping system, which improve the quality of the product. Part 1 (Pumps & Systems, July 2015) covered passive controls, such as overflow and bypass...
Modern monitoring software provides plants with the data they need to improve reliability while empowering pump operators to make well-informed decisions.
The balance between cost and ease of installation should be the major deciding factor.
The mechanical seal system, among other features, reduced downtime at the Wisconsin plant.
As food production needs increase, this technology allows end users to conserve water and increase efficiency.
As new design and manufacturing technologies are developed, end users can affordably upgrade their systems and verify better performance.
Understanding this complex topic can help end users avoid common pitfalls.
Investment at the start of a project can lead to improved safety, reliability and savings.
While running a pump at its best efficiency point saves money, reduces downtime and improves performance, many plant managers are unaware of how their equipment is actually performing. This series,...